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Mucheri village in Maharashtra encourages farming with a ploughing contest

"We are always looking for a reason for villagers to return and take up farming again."

Transforming livelihoods through farm ponds

Farm ponds aid in superior water control through the harvesting of rainfall, surface run-off and subsurface flows.

‘Multi-cropping has economical and agronomic benefits’

“The climate is changing and becoming hostile to farmers. Even if four-five crops survive, your food needs are met,”

Handloom saris produced with natural dyes hit the market

Will all weavers of cooperative societies in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts produce Udupi saris with natural dyes?

This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world

A diversified Gandhian village economy attempting to train Dalit women and women from other marginalised castes in new remunerative skills

‘Need to revive age-old farming methods’

More studies must be conducted on how all farmers may be incentivised to use such traditional knowledge.

Securing Livelihoods - The Paderu Story

Overcoming the challenges of rainfed agriculture by cultivating diversified, robust, climate resilient and culturally entrenched millets

Collectivisation of Water

Farmers in Chellapur of Kurnool district have shared their groundwater with their fellow villagers through a groundwater grid

1420 Varieties, 25 Years: Meet the Man Rescuing India’s Rice Diversity From Extinction

"We go the extra mile so that the farmer who takes these seeds takes home the same variety that I conserved 25 years ago. "

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